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Rimrock Plastic Modelers Show, Billings, MT

There is a small but growing club in Billings, Montana called Rimrock Plastic Modelers. Named after the rim rock cliff formation on the north side of town. It is a club that specializes in auto modeling but is growing with aircraft, military and other interests. They hold an annual show in September and it has been growing in attendance every year. This year featured just shy of 100 models with attendees from as far away as Bozeman and even South Dakota.

Many models in most categories this year and the judging was exceptionally difficult. The big winner was the 1/25 Peterbuilt triple axle wrecker winning it’s class along with Best Detail, Best Finish, People’s Choice and Best of Show. A growing category is the Space/Science Fiction division. Still judged as one, I bet it will be needing to be split by next year. It is my opinion that Space Fact and Science Fiction should be judged separately. It is like comparing apples and potatoes.

This small show has some of the best models I have seen in quite some time. Every year gets better and next year could see breaking 100 models. Plastic modeling is alive and well in the Big Sky State!!!

DSC_0035 Flintstone Car ghostbusters A Kenworth Tractor M4A3 with Duckbill Tracks Metal Earth Taxi Plymouth Racer and Trailer

Apollo Astronauts B-17G Bad Medicine Baja Bug Batman Diorama Biplanes Dodge 800 Ramp Truck DSC_0006 DSC_0008 DSC_0022 DSC_0048 DSC_0051 Girl on Motorcycle Kenworth Wrecker Montana Rail Link Phillippine Bus A Santa Fe Shermans Show Rods Space Sci Fi Table Space table Street Rods

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  1. John DeRosia John DeRosia

    Mark- great pictures!!! But doesn’t Montana have enough orange paint??? LOL!!! Seems the bright green was the favorite color this time. I liked the model of my very first car. got it from Fred Flinstone himslef.

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